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Bickering in the Balkans: Officials clash over migrants

...for a member-state of the European Union," Koutras said.Szijjarto then shot back: "It would be good if the Greek government didn't treat European people as if they were idiots and instead took meaningful steps to protect its border and...
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Left-wing Syriza wins Greek vote lift our country's pride."The 41-year-old vowed to govern for a full four-year term - something few Greek governments have managed, particularly since the country became dependent on international bailouts five years ago. The country...
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Greek banks reopen: Cash limits remain, taxes soar

...The tax hikes are part of a package of austerity measures that also include pension cuts and other reforms that the Greek government had to introduce for negotiations to begin on a crucial third bailout.In response to last week's parliamentary...
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Greece pledges to get rid of tax evasion as a way of life

...mess after the economy imploded in 2009."A lot of Greeks believe it's not only a way to cheat the inefficient Greek government, but a way to exert small time resistance to the bailout agreement and tax hikes," said Aristidis Hatzis, a professor...
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Talks with skeptical creditors resume

...binding commitments" and that the Greek government's proposals were "too little...over recent months, said the Greek government will have to do a lot more than...has shrunk by a quarter.The Greek government has made some form of debt relief...
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Greece gets until Sunday for proposals

...Is there, yes or no, a political will of the Greek government?"Patience among Greece's allies was wearing...Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. "For the Greek government it's every time 'manana.'"Tsipras arrived...
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Greece in the red as bailout ends

...percent of GDP. The Greek side has long called for debt relief, saying its mountainous debt is unsustainable.A Greek government official said Tsipras had spoken earlier in the day with Juncker, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi and European...
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Greek debt talks near default

...Greece's most influential creditor, Germany, had never been optimistic about a breakthrough Thursday.The Greek government so far has "not moved, rather moved backward," said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. He said the...
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday sell the deal to a heavily skeptical Congress.4. TALKS WITH GREECE TO START AFTER PARLIAMENT OK'S LAWS: A Greek government spokeswoman says negotiations will begin after the vote which will take place Wednesday.5. WHAT HAVANA'S TOURIST...
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Greece strikes deal, avoids chaotic euro exit

...billion euros ($268 billion) in return for deep spending cuts, tax increases and reforms agreed to by successive Greek governments. Although the country's budget deficit has fallen sharply, its public debt burden has increased as the Greek...
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